They couldn’t care less about breaking international law, no on will ever hold them accountable (except Israel).
These are the same people who toss people off of tall buildings, use their own people as human shields, indoctrinate their youth with hatred for Jews and summarily execute supposed traitors, dragging their bodies through the streets of Gaza.
Hamas Accidentally Admits to Committing War Crimes
Published: August 30th, 2015
Hamas is upset with UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, and are calling on him to resign, and in the process admitted to committing a different act of “unlawful perfidy”, otherwise known as a war crime.
Ban Ki Moon has gone on the record of agreeing with the Israeli timeline on the kidnapping and murder of IDF officer Hadar Goldin in Gaza — that the Hamas attack occurred after the cease fire was in place.
Hamas has now decided they don’t like that timeline, as it makes them guilty of breaking the truce, so they’ve come up with a new narrative.
Hamas now says they attacked, kidnapped (and murdered?) the IDF soldier before the ceasefire was in play.
But they decided to add another detail in their statement, apparently as part of their ongoing psychological warfare against Israel, and in part to try and explain how their narrative works in the real world.
Hamas claims that Israel found the body of their fighter Walid Tawfiq Mas’oud, who participated in the ambush of Goldin, and the IDF confused him with the Israeli soldier, because their Hamas fighter, who participated in the Goldin kidnapping/attack, was wearing an IDF uniform.
While the laws of war are split on whether its acceptable to wear an enemy uniform to move forward or retreat, it is clear to all nations that wearing an enemy uniform during an actual attack constitutes “unlawful perfify” under international law, or in simpler terms, a war crime.
Convention (IV) respecting the Laws and Customs of War on Land and its annex: Regulations concerning the Laws and Customs of War on Land. The Hague, 18 October 1907.
Art. 23. In addition to the prohibitions provided by special Conventions, it is especially forbidden
(f) To make improper use of a flag of truce, of the national flag or of the military insignia and uniform of the enemy, as well as the distinctive badges of the Geneva Convention;